Volunteers needed for asthma management education sessions

Learn how to best manage your asthma in one 90-minute workshop!

To sign up, please contact Jon Coleman, PhD, Associate Director for Student Learning and Engagement, Department of Housing and Residence Education, at (352) 392-2171, ext. 10668, or jonc@housing.ufl.edu. This project has received Internal Review Board approval from Chatham University.

Eligibility requirements

You must:

  • Be over the age of 18
  • Have a previous diagnosis of asthma

This project is anonymous and no personally identifying information will be collected from you.

What you have to do

  • Attend one educational workshop between Jan. 21 and Feb. 3 – see list of available sessions below.
  • Take a pre-test and do three peak flow monitor measurements
  • Listen to a 30-minute presentation on asthma self-management
  • Take a post-test and do three peak flow monitor measurements

Your participation will take no longer than 90 minutes.

Workshop days/times

BONUS: Pizza or continental breakfast provided for all participants!

Tuesday, Jan. 21
5:30pm – Murphree Area Commons (Murphree and Fletcher Hall residents)
7:30pm – Murphree Area Commons (Buckman, Sledd and Thomas residents)

Wednesday, Jan. 22
5:30pm – Broward Hall Library
7:30pm – Rawlings

Thursday, Jan. 23
5:30pm – Yulee Global Conference Room (by traffic circle)
7:30pm – Jennings Classroom

Friday, Jan. 24
5:30pm – Diamond Village Clubhouse

Saturday, Jan. 25
9:00am – Maguire Village Clubhouse
10:45am – UVS Clubhouse
12:30pm – Corry Village Commons
2:30pm – Tanglewood Gathering Room

Monday, Jan. 27
5:30pm – Beaty Towers Library
7:30pm – Lakeside Commons

Tuesday, Jan. 28
5:30pm – Hume Classroom
7:30pm – Graham Conference Room (2nd floor)

Wednesday, Jan. 29
5:30pm – Weaver Basement (Tolbert, Riker and North residents)
7:30pm – Weaver Basement (East and Weaver residents)

Thursday, Jan. 30
5:30pm – Keys Classroom
7:30pm – Springs Activity Room